Verizon Communications Inc has given Tim Armstrong, chief executive officer of its AOL unit, a leading role in exploring a possible bid for Yahoo Inc's assets, Bloomberg reported, citing a person with knowledge of the situation.
U.S. toymakers Mattel Inc and Hasbro Inc have held talks about a possible merger, Bloomberg reported, citing people familiar with the matter.
U.S. home improvement retailer Lowe's Companies Inc said it would buy Rona in an all-cash deal valued at C$3.2 billion ($2.28 billion) to expand its presence in Canada.
China's state-owned ChemChina will make an agreed $43 billion bid for Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta, marking the largest ever overseas acquisition by a Chinese firm
China's state-owned ChemChina is nearing a deal to take over Swiss seeds and pesticides group Syngenta for roughly 470 Swiss francs ($460.5) per share, two people familiar with the matter told Reuters on Tuesday.
Drugmaker Abbott Laboratories said it would acquire Alere for $5.8 billion to boost its global diagnostics presence.
Irish eyes are smiling in the world of mergers and acquisitions, with Milwaukee’s Johnson Controls becoming the latest U.S. company to capitalize on Ireland’s welcoming tax rates.
Johnson Controls, a maker of car batteries and heating and ventilation equipment, said on Monday it would merge with Ireland-based fire protection and security systems maker Tyco International.
There are strong indications that the ground is shifting beneath the landscape that last year generated merger and acquisition deals valued at an unprecedented value of more than $5 trillion.
In Maria Bartiromo’s exclusive interview with JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon he describes capital spending as “disappointing”.
Activision Blizzard Inc. said Monday that it has agreed to buy Major League Gaming as the videogame giant continues to pursue a foothold in fast-growing business of competitive videogames, or so-called e-sports.
Japanese tire maker Bridgestone Corp said it would not counter Carl Icahn's raised offer to buy Pep Boys, ending a bidding war for the U.S. auto parts retailer.
Activist investor Carl Icahn trumped Japanese tire maker Bridgestone Corp's latest offer for Pep Boys-Manny Moe & Jack by $1.50 per share, as the bidding war for the U.S. auto parts retailer continues.
State-owned China National Chemical Corp has raised its offer to buy Syngenta AG by about $2 billion, to $44 billion, proposing a two-stage takeover of the agrochemical company, Bloomberg reported, citing sources.
Payment technology company Global Payments Inc. agreed to buy Heartland Payment Systems Inc. for about $3.8 billion in cash and stock, a deal that would expand its reach among midsize and small merchants.
2015 is being dubbed the year of the mega deal but motivation for CEOs to seal these deals is low to slow economic growth....
AB InBev-SABMiller's mega-merger concerns
Newell Rubbermaid Inc. and Jarden Corp. are in talks to combine, according to people familiar with the matter, in a deal that would unite makers of well-known consumer brands including Sharpie markers, Graco baby strollers and Mr. Coffee machines.
Keurig Green Mountain, the maker of K-Cup single-serve coffee pods, said it would be bought by an investor group led by Germany's JAB Holding Company for about $13.9 billion.
Yahoo Inc's board of directors on Friday is in the third and final day of meetings that could decide the future of one of Silicon Valley's most prominent but troubled companies.